Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Mesera Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 778 [key], 860.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Mesera tristis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 861.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Mesera was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 832.

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